Sophisticated Pop-Up Dining Experience Debuts in Manhattan

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  Shuttlecock Inc’s popular London-based immersive theater and dining experience launches Sept. 24 at a secret Manhattan location, taking guests on a stylish and sophisticated culinary adventure to the heart of the English capital. Tickets on sale now through Brown … Continue reading

Bar Food: Mexican Corn Nuts from Trenchermen

Elote-Style Corn Nuts

  Mexican Corn Nuts from Trenchermen by Jessica Battilana   The general bar snack philosophy—that is, serving something salty enough to require the order of another drink—is the oldest trick on the menu. At Chicago restaurant Trenchermen, chef Pat Sheerin makes spiced Corn Nuts … Continue reading

Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Network’s “I Speak Up” Call-to-Action Against Bullying

Stop Bullying Campaign

    “Stop Bullying: Speak Up” Campaign Seeks One Million People to Share Mobile Videos To Help Launch CARTOON NETWORK’S SPEAK UP WEEK (Sept. 29-Oct.3) And Kick Off National Bullying Prevention Month Other Notable Voices Speaking Up To-Date Include: Howie … Continue reading

CP Kelco Opens New Office and Innovation Center in Mumbai, India

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  CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, announced the opening today of a new Commercial Office and Innovation Center in Mumbai, India. This move to an expanded and more technologically advanced facility demonstrates CP Kelco’s commitment … Continue reading

TravelChannel.com Launches New Web Series “Microbrew Madness” Today

Microbrew Madness

  Just in time for Oktoberfest, today TravelChannel.com launches a new short-form web series “Microbrew Madness” – a spirited journey across America to discover some of the nation’s best craft breweries. Each of the 16 six-minute webisodes on tap features one … Continue reading

Yes We “Can” End Hunger in Orange County

Community Action Partnership of Orange County

  The OC Food Bank Works to End Local Hunger during National Hunger Action Month   Each September the OC Food Bank, a program of Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAPOC), marks National Hunger Action Month by mobilizing the … Continue reading

Travel Channel Green-lights Production of Five New Original Series

Travel Channel Programming

Travel Channel has greenlit five new series that will focus on connecting viewers to a world of cultural experiences, adventures and explorations. The Network picks up three new series: “Hello Goodbye” (wt), an eight episode, half-hour series that illuminates the personal … Continue reading

Garnishes Go Glamorous

At Smith & Wollensky, the Ralph Wollensky Signature Martini is garnished with 24-karat gold flakes. Photo credit: Smith and Wollensky

  Not the Same Ole’ Bar Garnishes By Marilyn Odesser-Torpey   Lemon wedges, orange wheels, olives, cherries, and tiny umbrellas—these are the go-to garnishes that adorned cocktails for decades. But inventive restaurants are moving way past the proverbial pink parasol, … Continue reading

We need to talk: Five things your plumbing is trying to tell you

Plumbing Problems

  When it comes to home plumbing, nonverbal clues and cues are the best resources for identifying hidden and yet undiscovered issues. However, it’s not always easy to pick-up on the messages a home’s plumbing is sending out. To help … Continue reading

James Beard Award-Winning PBS Series “The Mind of a Chef” Now in Season Three Featuring New Chefs

Mind of a Chef

  James Beard Award-Winning PBS Series “The Mind of a Chef” Now in Season Three Featuring New Chefs    Narrated by Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain, THE MIND OF A CHEF is that rare and beautiful thing: an intelligent television show … Continue reading